21: Achieving True Productivity with Amber De La Garza

true productivity

When you’re investing your best time into your best activities, that is true productivity.

Amber De La Garza

Feeling overwhelmed, out of time, too busy working in your business but not on your business?

Being an entrepreneur means having a never-ending to-do list. And that’s a good thing: it means that there is still work to be done tomorrow. But staring down an ongoing task list can affect your ability to effectively prioritize and focus, leading to feelings of overwhelm (and possibly an overwhelming desire to curl up in bed). In our efforts to check items off, we become perpetually busy while not truly getting things done.

We get it. We’ve been there.

True productivity involves an underlying essential skill set that some entrepreneurs come by naturally… and some don’t. Luckily these skills can be learned and reinforced with practice, which is why we’ve invited Amber De La Garza, the Productivity Specialist, to share her expertise with us.

Amber De La Garza is a productivity coach, trainer, speaker, writer, and podcast host who helps entrepreneurs improve their productivity so they can maximize profits and accomplish their most important goals. In this episode of the Businessese Influencer Marketing Podcast, Amber shares her best tips for managing your time so you can take advantage of the opportunities you want to take advantage of, without overwhelm. We also discuss:

  • getting realistic about your to-do list
  • how to decide what activities are your most productive
  • the four buckets entrepreneurial tasks generally fit into, and how to keep them balanced
  • advice for working parents who are struggling to manage their time
  • knowing when to ask for help: outsourcing and delegating
  • her favorite tools to become more efficient and organized
  • why you should stop using your email inbox as your task list— today

Listen in and learn how to tame your task list for true productivity! Then, let’s work on overcoming our own particular productivity obstacles: let us know what your biggest productivity struggle has been over in Businessese HQ.


More about productivity:
Goal Setting and Productivity for Profitability (podcast)
Delegate Like a Boss: Tips for Easier Outsourcing
Train Your Brain: The Benefits of Monotasking


Resources:
TheProductivitySpecialist.com
Productivity Straight Talk podcast
Trello
Microsoft Office
Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine by Mike Michalowicz

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